An anonymous House Democrat told a reporter on Wednesday that many members of their caucus were not pleased with Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi’s (D., Calif.) recent marathon speech.
Pelosi spoke for hours on the House floor Wednesday urging lawmakers to reject any spending compromise that didn’t protect former recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, an Obama-era directive protecting illegal immigrants brought to the country as children.
The speech was well-received by many liberals, but one Democrat told Bloomberg’s Sahil Kupar that there was significant dissent within the ranks.
“Many of our members are furious,” the member said. “We have spent the last three weeks insisting that we don’t want to shut the government down over DACA, and she essentially made the whole thing about it.”
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